Swollen face on a rooster?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Shawna89, Feb 11, 2012.

  1. Shawna89

    Shawna89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I found my Roos fighting. It had gotten bad, lots of blood around their faces. Now about 3 days later the Cochin roo has a swollen face and discharge from one eye? as well as his eyes were crusted shut? I have given him an injection of antibiotic and washed his face up, anything else I should or can do??
     
  2. centrarchid

    centrarchid Chicken Obsessed

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    More time. Step up protein content of feed and give him access to some greens. Another week or so and he will likely be good as new.
     
  3. Shawna89

    Shawna89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm glad he will get better, I did get worried! Should I continue the antibiotics?
     
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    centrarchid Chicken Obsessed

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    Once antibiotics started, follow recommended use. Otherwise I avoid their use unless bird is extremely valuable and I think such treatment will be beneficial.
     

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